On Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:55:37 PM UTC-5, Hetware wrote: > On 10/19/2013 7:34 AM, Peter Percival wrote: > > > Hetware wrote: > > > > > >> If we define f(x) as > > >> > > >> f(x) = x/x and c[f(x)], > > > > > > That's cheating. You've been told at least eight million times > > > > In psychology that's called cognitive distortion, and is an example of > > how emotions cause our thoughts to be irrational.
Hey, Mr. Pot. Have you met Ms Kettle?
> > that you > > > may define f with a formula, but you cannot put "and c[f(x)]" in the > > > definition. If c[f(x)] is true it has to be proved _from_ the definition. > > > > Sayin' it don't make it so.
Apparently no, you have not met Ms Kettle.
You made a mistake because you purposely chose to disregard the convention that the author set forth.
Rather than admit this, you are going out of your way to try to prove that you were right all along.
Well on your way to becoming a crank, despite whatever intelligence or competence you may have. Congratulations. You are fighting hard to stay ignorant.